Many consider the musical comedy America's great original contribution to art. With the advent of movie sound, the musical, a stable of America's theater, began to capture movie audiences through more than four decades. Stars like Fred Astaire thrilled audiences with a variety of lovely to look at dance partners in the thirties and Betty Grable brought her beautiful gams to to trip the light fantastic at Fox. Bing Crosby crooned and Judy Garland sang her way into the hearts of America. Big name stars snuck into musicals while their singing was dubbed. These days the musical has been pretty much out of favor save for a plethora of animated attempts at the genre. Check some of the musical posters below, reminders of a bygone era when the innocence of audiences made musical fantasies flourish.
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